Pull 2 numbers from a deck of cards. Ask your child to put them in order from smallest to largest. Next try 5 numbers. Then 7 numbers…. How high can you go?
Write numbers in the bottom of an egg carton. For a challenge start with 10. Ask your child to put the correct number of items in each section. Beans cereal and pasta work well.
Work on number sequence this week. Have your child practice counting both forwards and backwards. They can count while walking up the steps, eating spoonfuls of cereal or walking through the grocery store. Further develop number sense using this week’s activities. For example, write the numbers 1-10 on note cards. Ask your child to put the numbers in order from smallest to largest and largest to smallest. Count out loud!
Practice writing names with uppercase and lowercase letters. Show your child how to write their name and have them practice. Let them try friends and family names!
Letter hunt! Give your child a sentence from a magazine and ask them to circle a lowercase letter in each word. How many uppercase letters do they see?
Write a line of letters including an upper and lowercase letter that are the same. For example P a m o w M. Ask your child to circle the letters that are the same. In this instance they should circle the two Ms.
While reading, ask your child to keep a tally of how many uppercase A’s they see. For a challenge, add another letter track.